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Kubernetes on AWS Leads CNCF Cloud Native Survey

By this time next year Amazon will be competing with itself as far as Kubernetes on AWS goes. The world’s largest public cloud recently announced it’s embracing Kubernetes and that sometime in 2018 it will make a new service, Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, or EKS, available. Currently all instances of Kubernetes on AWS are user installed. Read More »

The Silicon Valley Paradox: One In Four People Are At Risk of Hunger

Zorro shares a report from The Guardian: One in four people in Silicon Valley are at risk of hunger, researchers at the Second Harvest food bank have found. Using hundreds of community interviews and data modeling, a new study suggests that 26.8% of the population — almost 720,000 people — qualify as “food insecure” based on risk factors such as ... Read More »

Mining cryptocurrency with Raspberry Pi and Storj

I'm always looking for ways to map hot technologies to fun, educational classroom use. One of the most interesting, and potentially disruptive, technologies over the past few years is cryptocurrencies. In the early days, one could profitably mine some of the most popular cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, using a home PC.read more Read More »

Trump Signs Law Forcing Drone Users To Register With Government

President Trump signed a sweeping defense policy bill into law on Tuesday that will allow the government to require recreational drone users to register their model aircraft. This comes after a federal court ruled in May that Americans no longer have to register non-commercial drones with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) “because Congress had said in a previous law that ... Read More »